Bolivia Discovery
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

Climb to the top of South America for an out-of-this-world Bolivian experience – encounter awe-inspiring geography, cities rich in colonial history and indigenous culture. From La Paz, the highest capital city in the world, travel to the crest of the Andes and the middle of nowhere for three days of incredible off-road exploration of the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano. Take the road less travelled and meet locals for an immersive cultural experience that few travellers get to know. If you are looking for an authentic experience away from the tourist track, Bolivia is the perfect place for genuine adventure.

Latin America
  • Duration: 11 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: BBDR.A/201469
  • Starts: La Paz, Bolivia
  • Finishes: La Paz, Bolivia
You will Visit
  • La Paz
  • Uyuni
  • Salar de Uyuni
  • Potosí
  • Sucre



Day 1: La Paz

Arrive at any time.
There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting.


Day 2: La Paz/Uyuni

Leave early for the long journey to Uyuni, the starting point for the salt flats excursion.


Day 3: Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni

Enjoy a 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano, with spectacular scenery. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis.
Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni. Despite its isolation and challenging climate (cold and blustery most of the year), the town of Uyuni has earned the nickname of Hija Predilecta de Bolivia (Bolivia's Favourite Daughter).

It is also the starting point for our 2-night excursion through the spectacular Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) in 4x4 vehicles.

Settle in to your G Adventures-supported community salt-brick bungalow, complete with salt floors and furniture, after a guided walking tour up to the sacred Jukil mountaintop for sweeping valley views and a dinner of local ingredients prepared by ladies from the community.


Day 4: Salar de Uyuni

Continue to discover the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion.


Day 5: Salar de Uyuni/Uyuni

Enjoy a final day of exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats before travelling to the town of Uyuni for the night.


Day 6: Uyuni/Potosí

Journey from Uyuni to Potosí. Spend the afternoon exploring the city.


Day 7: Potosí/Sucre

Continue by bus to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city or opt to go hiking in the surrounding area.


Day 8: Sucre

Spend two days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.


Day 9: Sucre

Spend two days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.


Day 10: Sucre/La Paz

Fly to La Paz and enjoy a free afternoon in the capital.
Spend the afternoon exploring and shopping in the many markets of the city -- it is an especially good place to buy textiles and leatherwork.

Visit the Witches' Market or take one of the several optional excursions available.


Day 11: La Paz

Depart at any time.

    • G Adventures for Good: Jukil Community Experience & Lodge, Santiago de Agencha
    • 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats (3 days)
    • Internal flight
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels (8 nts), G Adventures-supported lodge/basic hotels on Uyuni Salt Flats excursion (2 nts, multi-share)
    • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
    • Public bus, train, 4x4 vehicle, plane
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) from Days 1-9; return flight to La Paz is unaccompanied
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore the winding streets and markets of La Paz
  • Experience the Uyuni Salt Flats and high mountain wilderness by 4x4
  • Discover colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia